Fodor's Expert Review Museo Provincial Matanzas

Matanzas Museum/Gallery

This distinctive, slate-blue building with two tiers of graceful arcades recalls the city's mid-19th-century heyday. It was built in 1838 for the wealthy del Junco family and since 1980 has housed a collection of artifacts, photographs, memorabilia and tools—some of them gruesome—chronicling the sugar and slave industries, on which the city's wealth was built. For an extra CUC$5 you can take photos.

Museum/Gallery Historical

Quick Facts

Calle 272 y Calle 83
Matanzas, Matanzas Province  40100, Cuba


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: CUP$2, Tues.–Sat. 9–noon and 1–4:40, Sun. 9–noon, CUC$5 extra to take photos

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